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- dependent on the nature of composition, the intended audience, and the expertise of the writer in order to share a viewpoint or give an insight on a prevailing issue.

Purpose of writing

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3 reasons for writing

To inform
To persuade
Entertain

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• often called expository writing.
> expository writing shows or explain facts


Examples:
> biography of barrack Obama
>News report about a shooting
> Note to a friend
Essay about. " killer bees "
: expository- expose

Writing to inform

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• attempts to influence the reader.
Usually makes an argument
• writing expresses an opinion ( may use facts to support)


Examples:
Political speeches
Advertisements
A cover letter for your resume
An essay urging readers to recycle

Writing to persuade

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• narrative: stories.
Have a beginning , middle, and end.

* stories may have a lesson , but the author' s main purpose is to entertain

Examples:
Harry potter books
Poems about love
Narrative essay about the big game
Script for a TV show

Writing to entertain

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Is it a story, poem, or drama (script)


If yes

Entertain

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No

Does the text make arguments

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Yes

Persuade

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No

Does the text give facts¿

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Yes

Inform

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No

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